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  • This year's Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) Annual Conference will take place  online from Wednesday, September 7, to Friday, September 9 . All are invited to attend. Registration is now open, with a deadline of Wednesday, August 31 . Please check the Conference website, at  https://hsli.org/conference/ , for additional details and updates ...

  • Dear all, This will be an interesting article to read: A guide to preprinting for early-career researchers https://journals.biologists.com/bio/article/11/7/bio059310/276073/A-guide-to-preprinting-for-early-career Biol Open   (2022) 11 (7): bio059310. https://doi.org/10.1242/bio.059310 Preprints have attracted the attention of ...

  • Dear all, I am really excited and thrilled for the conference starting soon. Sharing a few sessions info: Business Information is for Scientists too! https://cdmcd.co/nQ9w8y #SLAConference2022 Both academic and industry librarians are seeing more of an interest and need by our scientists on basic business information. Engineering entrepreneurship ...

  • Hi, All:   Your Biomedical and Life Sciences 2022 Program Planning committee members are looking forward to seeing many of you in person at Charlotte or perhaps virtually at some of our events.   If you see someone with a heart on their badge - they are a fellow Biomed/Life Sciences community member! Attached please find a flyer of events of interest ...

  • The Biomedical and Life Sciences 2022 Program Planning committee invites you to attend (either in person or virtually) our Algorithmic Justice program on Tuesday, August 2nd which will now be live-streamed .   We would like to thank Annual Reviews for their sponsorship .   Program details: BLSC Algorithmic Justice: How Algorithms Shape Our ...

  • Hi Jill -- no idea, but maybe @Heather Desmarais ​ has some scoop? ------------------------------ Amanda Garces STAT amanda.garces@statnews.com 6179297631 ------------------------------

  • Open your SLA conference experience by joining us onsite, Sunday, July 31, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm to hear product news from the following industry partner speakers. Each 10-minute presentation will be packed with information that will certainly stir up conversation in our Q&A. Marisa Ruccolo, Customer Success Architect at Clarivate Theresa Buiel, ...

  • Apologies for the odd numbering - copied formatting runs amok in the CONNECT system -- Ruth Gustafson, President, Biomedical and Life Sciences Community SLA   Biomed ical and Life Sciences Community - Open Business Meeting Tuesday, July 19 @ 2-3:30pm ET | 12:00pm-1:30pm MT | 11:00am-12:30pm PT Zoom Meeting ID  https://unm.zoom.us/j/97897740026 ...

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    Quosa shutdown?

    I heard a rumor today that Elsevier was shutting down Quosa by the end of the year.  Can anyone confirm?  I'd like to stay on top of this to inform clients who are in exploratory stages of licensing content management tools. Thank you! ------------------------------ Jill Shuman, MS, ELS Library Consulting, LLC 6175848595 jill@library-consulting.com ...

  • Allied Health Sciences Information Librarian This is a 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the initial rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. Description : The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will work in a team-based environment to coordinate providing library services to the Health Sciences Campus with the primary ...

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  • Taxonomy Times Newsletter Contributors Wanted!

    We are coming up on the 51st issue of the Taxonomy Times – now in our new format – and we're hoping to include more content from the taxonomy community. As quick background, Taxonomy Times is headed by our Bulletin Committee, and helps our community members feel connected and updated by providing four quarterly issues every year. With the introduction of our new format, we are able to bring more varied content, such as blogs and linked features, as well as provide a more flexible delivery system.We welcome your help in all ways -- providing a short interesting feature, a book review, or any other content, or as a member of the Bulletin Committee. If you want to help, please reach out to Marisa Hughes.
  • Nominations are now open for the Transportation Community President-Elect Board Position

    Are you ready to make a difference in the transportation information community? Nominations are now open for the SLA Transportation Community board position of President-Elect.

    You may nominate yourself by sending a short (maximum one-page) statement of interest to rachel.cole@northwestern.edu by July 18.

    The term begins following the SLA Annual Conference in August 2022. The President-Elect's main duty is to plan and coordinate the Community's programming for the 2023 SLA Annual Conference, for which they will also be the community's Conference Chair.

    The Presidential term begins following the 2023 Annual Conference. As President, the incumbent would lead any initiatives they would like the Community to accomplish.

    Please email me with any questions at rachel.cole@northwestern.edu.


    All my best,
    Rachel Cole

    SLA Transportation Community President

    Reference Librarian and Interim Head, Northwestern University Transportation Library

  • Don't forget April 28th in-person RTP networking!

    Hey CSLA members! Are you going to be in or around Research Triangle Park on Thursday, April 28th? If so, don't forget to come by Boxyard RTP from 6-8 pm to catch up with your CSLA peers!

    Get the full details on our events page: https://connect.sla.org/carolinas/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=5102817e-8673-44f3-96b5-9bbc378595c9&CommunityKey=91d87fd6-d18e-40a3-884d-b1a19e055b03&Home=%2fcarolinas%2fevents%2fcalendar
    On April 28th, CSLA is having our first in-person networking event of the year at Boxyard RTP from 6-8 pm.